It looks like the Shelby County Clerk's Office can finally begin producing the Elvis Presley specialty plates, after an anonymous donor contributed $3,500 to meet the cost of the 1,000-plate requirement. After two years of promotions, only 900 Elvis fans promised to chip in $35 each to purchase a plate. Fellow Memphians, aren't we just a little bit embarrassed that someone from New Jersey had to bail us out?
An Ole Miss professor found himself in a heap of hot water after paying a speeding ticket in Gallaway, Tennessee. When he mailed in his payment, the police noticed the ticket was scribbled with certain colorful expressions. Yes, we know all about the First Amendment, but some things you just don't do.
When Robert Finney's SUV broke
Congratulations to Fred Smith, who has been named to the National Aviation Hall of Fame. As founder of FedEx (and a fighter pilot in Vietnam), we agree that Smith knows a thing or two about airplanes.